Queen Bans Harry, Meghan From Using Sussex Royal Brand

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Harry and Meghan:banned by Buckingham Palace from using Sussex Royal brand.

Buckingham Palace has told that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Harry and Meghan Markle that they would no longer use the Sussex Royal name once they quit working members of the Royal Family in March.

“While The Duke and Duchess are focused on plans to establish a new non-profit organisation, given the specific UK government rules surrounding use of the word ‘Royal’, it has been therefore agreed that their non-profit organisation, when it is announced this Spring, will not be named Sussex Royal Foundation,” Buckingham Palace said on Friday night.

“The Duke and Duchess of Sussex do not intend to use ‘SussexRoyal’ in any territory post Spring 2020.

“Therefore the trademark applications that were filed as protective measures, acting on advice from and following the same model for The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, have been removed.”

The couple, at present communicate with the public using sussexroyal.com and the instagram handle @sussexroyal. They were also planning to trademark the name , in their pursuit of “financial independence”from Buckingham Palace.

 

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'Dotun Akintomide's journalism works intersect business, environment, politics and developmental issues. Among a number of local and international publications, his work has appeared in the New York Times. He's a winner of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Award. Currently, the Online Editor at The New Diplomat, Akintomide has produced reports that uniquely spoke to Nigeria's experience on Climate Change issues. When Akintomide is not writing, volunteering or working on a media project, you can find him seeing beautiful sites like the sandy beaches that bedecked the Lagos coastline.

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